Texas Longhorn show this weekend at Fair Park
Herds of horns are headed to Rockdale’s Fair Park this weekend for one of their largest registered Texas Longhorn shows in the state.
The public is invited to the free event to see some of the best of the breed in the region and experience a little bit of Texas history. Full Story
Farm pond management clinic set April 24
Landowners who are interested in learning about ways to improve their farm pond should make plans to attend the Farm Pond Management Clinic that will be held at the Rockdale General Store meeting room from 6- 8pm Tuesday, April 24.
Dr. Michael Masser, fisheries specialist, will present a comprehensive program on farm pond management. Full Story
Tips to protect your family, home during storm season
COLLEGE STATION— Weather in springtime can be severe and property owners should safeguard their families, homes and businesses from the potential disaster that can occur from tornadoes, lightening, thunderstorms and flooding. Full Story
Roberts catches calf at 2012 Houston Rodeo
Thirty 4-H and FFA exhibitors battle for calves
HOUSTON—Kaden Roberts of the Rockdale FFA grabbed a calf at the March 3 calf scramble performance of the Houston Rodeo held at Reliant Stadium.
Thirty exhibitors, representing 4-H clubs and FFA chapters across the state of Texas, took to the dirt of Reliant Stadium, vying for their chance of catching and haltering one of the 14 calves. Full Story
Nature Fest; Easy as a walk in the park
Bats, shutter bugs share spotlights
‘ Nature’ came to Fair Park Saturday as Rockdale hosted the annual Milam County Nature Fest for the first time.
The third annual event was presented by the El Camino Real chapter of Texas Master Naturalists, the Texas Agrilife Extension Service and Texas Parks & Wildlife. Full Story